Monthly Archives: October 2017

Print makes a comeback

There is some evidence that 2017 may be the year in which print makes a comeback. For example, I was interested to read a report by the media group Bauer which found that an astonishing 84 per cent of people in the USA say that they feel more engaged when reading a print publication than […]

Foreign News

A few days ago, for reasons that I won’t bore you with, I was reading a financial magazine and came across an article about the use of technology in healthcare. It mentioned that a leading decorating company has produced a paint which is odourless and contains an insecticide that kills mosquitoes. The Japan based company […]

You’re Fired!

I don’t watch much popular TV. I’ve never watched more than a few minutes of Bake Off, X Factor or Strictly Come Dancing.  However I do admit to one guilty pleasure, I can’t miss a single episode of The Apprentice. Now in its 13th season, it is car crash TV par excellence. The programme is […]

Up in the Air…

I’m sure that I’m not the only person who experienced a satisfying bout of schadenfreude when I read about Ryanair’s problems. The low cost airline has always made a virtue of treating customers poorly and not caring about their own lousy reputation. Michael O’Leary, Ryanair’s attention seeking boss, has always seemed to me to follow […]